Casting announced for King John

Mon 11 Apr

The Rose Theatre is pleased to announce the full cast for Trevor Nunn's new production of King John.

Jamie Ballard (Penny Dreadful, Ripper Street, The Hollow Crown) takes the title role alongside Howard Charles (The Musketeers, Switch) who will play Phillip the Bastard. They are joined by Lisa Dillon (Lucky Man, Cranford) as Constance and Maggie Steed as Queen Eleanor (Shine On Harvey Moon, Lark Rise to Candleford).

The cast is completed by Ignatius Anthony (Austria/Bigot), Joe Bannister (Lewis The Dauphin), Burt Caesar (Pandolph), Tom Chapman (Robert Faulconbridge/Prince Henry), Elisabeth Hopper (Blanche), Stephen Kennedy (Hubert), Dominic Mafham (Salisbury), Chris Andrew Mellon (Citizen), Dale Rapley (Philip Of France) Miles Richardson (Pembroke), Carmen Rodriguez (Lady Faulconbridge), David Shelley (Chatillion/ Melun), Jon Tarcy (Messenger/Monk), Harry Marcus and Sebastian Croft (Prince Arthur).  To see the cast click here.

This thrilling drama presents a world of scheming, ruthless politics with strong parallels to modern day Britain. The production will be the penultimate play in Nunn’s undertaking to direct all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays and runs from Sat 14 May - Sun 5 Jun.

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